|Name: ||Manganese, Serum|
|Specimen: ||2 mL serum from a Royal Blue top tube (no additive). Patient Prep: Diet, medication, and nutritional supplements may introduce interfering substances. Patients should be encouraged to discontinue nutritional supplements, vitamins, minerals, and non-essential over-the-counter medications (upon the advice of their physician).|
Unacceptable Conditions: Separator tubes. Specimens that are not separated from the red cells, or clot, within 6 hours. Hemolyzed specimens.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0099265|
| Method: ||Inductive Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectometry|
|Processing Info: ||Submit specimen in an ARUP Trace Element-Free Transport Tube. Do not allow serum or plasma to remain on the cells.|